Knife Crime Awareness

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Delivered by Northumbria Police's Violence Reduction Unit, this training is relevant to anyone working with children and young people requiring information and guidance about knife crime. The session lasts two hours but is accompanied by a workbook with activities to be completed in own time.

Learning Aims

To raise awareness of issues relating to knife crime.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the facilitated seminar you will be able to:

• Outline the Law in relation to offensive weapons and knives.

• List potential signs that someone may be involved in or be around knife crime.

• Give examples of efforts being made to tackle knife crime.

• Identify ways in which you can support the reduction in knife crime.


• Pre-Seminar Activities: 45 minutes

• Seminar: 120 minutes

• Post Seminar activities: 60 minute

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February 2023

Date Time Duration Location Places Available  
08/02/2023 14:00-16:00 1 Day City Hall - Mayors Parlour 27 Book

June 2023

Date Time Duration Location Places Available  
12/06/2023 10:00-12:00 1 Day The Hetton Centre – Hetton-le-hole 27 Book

November 2023

Date Time Duration Location Places Available  
14/11/2023 10:00-12:00 1 Day North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) 30 Book